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Related / Similar Words: RH, releasing factor, hypothalamic releasing hormone, hypothalamic releasing factor, RF

 

Definition:
  • any of several hormones produced in the hypothalamus and carried by a vein to the anterior pituitary gland where they stimulate the release of anterior pituitary hormones; each releasing hormone causes the anterior pituitary to secrete a specific hormone;
  • a substance produced by the hypothalamus that is capable of accelerating the secretion of a given hormone by the anterior pituitary gland;

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    Hyponyms: growth hormone-releasing factor, GHRF

     

     
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